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. . >> new details revealed in the death of u.s. border patrol agent nicholas ivie, fbi officials now saying friendly fire was likely to blame near the arizona-mexico border. investigators say they're still looking into the case for definitive answers, meanwhile, homeland security secretary janet napolitano making a trip to nicholas' homes and expressing condolences and joining her on the trip. the border patrol commander says that nicholas ivie died a true hero. >> investigators have made progress into the investigation, into agent ivy's death and are looking into the possibility that it was a tragic accident. the result of friendly fire. i explained to agent ivie's family that if the investigation ultimately reaches that conclusion, it changes none of the facts, that agent ivie gave the ultimate sacrifice and died serving his country. that he died in the line of duty, and will be honored as such for his final act of service. >> certainly, he will be missed. ivie died after he and two other agents responded to an alarm triggered by a sensor aimed at detecting smugglers, another agent was wo
of the presidential debate. the issue of yesterday's jobs report is already being eyed as the big topic. u.s. unemployment falling to 7.8% in september. that is the first time that it's been below 8% in nearly four years. so what is the political impact of all of this with exactly one month until election day. shane is editor of xiansz and elections magazine and joins us with more insight. before we talk about specific numbers in the report. tell me overall what are the positives and negatives that each campaign can take from the latest jobs report? >> for president obama there is certainly a couple short term positives. the fact that the unemployment rate is now below that 8% mark, that is sort of psychological indicator there that i think no doubt helps the argument that he has been trying to make on the campaign trail. this is not the recovery we all wanted but we're on the road. for mitt romney it does take away one of talking points he has been very big on, number of consecutive months that the number has been at 8% or above, that line is gone from his speech. short term positives are t
of the united states has not done enough to protect the u.s. economy from china's alleged currency manipulation and unfair trade practices. at each event today, mitt romney and paul ryan have been trying to thump mr. obama for his absence of leadership on this, they say. here is a sampling from earlier today at mr. romney's convenient in portsmouth, ohio. >> over the past several years, the president failed to call china a currency manipulator. he had the occasion on friday to come out with that official designation. you know what they said? we're not going to make any determination until after the election. let me tell you, on day one of my administration, i will label china a currency manipulator. >> here in ohio, that is a particularly potent attack because the manufacturing base had taken such a hit over the past few years, both in the obama economy and before. paul ryan was campaigning today in youngtown, ohio. he made the point that mr. obama has had a number of chances to take steps to crack down on china and passed on them. watch. >> the administration had their eighth chance to label c
the exact security details. for more on this, u.s. embassador john bolton, former embassador to the united nations and fox news contributor. >> good morning, eric. >> what did you expect the house subcommittee could learn? >> it's important to get the background to what was going on before the september 11 attack and to ask some pretty basic questions, like what intelligence about security in benghazi and tripoli for that matter was the state department seeking? what were they asking for? in other words, did she understand initially they had enough of a threat or faced enough of a threat that they needed intelligence. number two, given whatever they had, did the state department provide adequate security? it seems the answer to that question is clearly no. therefore, the committee has to ask why not. >> apparently there are at at least 13 events previous to this which are documented. what do they need to know? they're talking about unstable libya, islamist and al-qaeda influence to want to kill us. >> no, there are many, many questions that simply defy rational answers unless the administr
, and the relationship that the u.s. has with the jewish state. on a trip earlier this year, mitt romney made a quite to do about his longstanding relationship with benjamin netanyahu, characterizing it much stronger than president obama, who mr. romney throwing mr. netanyahu under bus, and refusing to have a meeting, etc. president obama has met with benjamin netanyahu, and the white house and the democrats play down any possible rift in all this. it does matter a does the critical issue that mitt romney and president obama have addressed in the parks and that's the threat of a nuclear program, nuclear weapons program, by iran. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad has been doing lots of saber-rattling, speaking at the u.n. recently, making lots of noise. that's a big issue, too. in the upcoming debate, you'll hear foreign policy through its entirety, not viewed as one of mitt romney's strong suits. he's argued that the entire campaign should be focused on jobs and the economy so he could speak about his own performance in the private sector. a big test for mitt romney. after all that happens, wheth
alert. two u.s. service members died in insurgent attack in eastern afghanistan. just last week u.s. marked a somber mile tone with 2000us troops killed in the ongoing conflict. it comes amid strong words with leon panetta with amid karzai . he claimed that the allied forces are not doing enough. now panetta said karzai should focus on what nato troops have done in sacrifice for helping his country. >> it would be helpful if the president would express his thanks for the sacrifices that were made by those who fought and died for afghanistan rather than critize . >> panetta offering up his thoughts in a trip to peru. he will head to brussels for the talks on the road ahead in afghanistan and continuing troop withdrawals. >>> and attackings by members of the afghan forces against the nato troops is raising concerns it has strained relations and serious lease undermined nato trust in afghan partners. oliver north is joiningugs near kabul, afghanian where he is embedded with special opposition forces. the insider attacks. >> these are young americans. >>> and killed more than 50 ally tr
a tropical storm warning as hurricane sandy sets her sights on the u.s. mainland. millions of people along the east coast preparing for her wrath. it could devastate a large portion of the country. >> plus americans targeted for terror by al-qaeda. the brand-new plot exposed. we will have a live report. but first, we are awaiting the start of governor mitt romney's final rally today in the battleground state of florida. just 10 days to go until election day, both candidates are not wasting anytime this weekend reaching out and trying to anyway to as many voters as they can. the chief political correspondent carl cameron joins us to the governor's rally. carl, good to see you. >> hi, rick. we are right now on interstate 4 in florida. the famed corridor wherefore decades, successful republican candidates have mined votes for victory. mitt romney just wrapped up an event in kiss saw -- kis sigh mee. earlier the day he started in the pan ham of pensacola, florida, a very, very republican part of the state. it was with a crowd of 8,000, 9,000 people in a big school auditorium he actually starte
, new fallout from the deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya as the mother of one murdered american is speaking out. that's raising new concerns about security at the consulate where the u.s. embassador and three other americans were killed. grieving mother pat smith says critical questions remain under answered about her son, sean's death. >> how did my son die? why did he die? especially why weren't there security people? they told me there were five security people there. who were they and why didn't they do something? some of those security people got killed and some did not. >> still such a tragedy. good morning, everyone, i'm jamie colby. >> i'm eric. >> this development comes as secretary of state hillary clinton says the u.s. is doing what it can to protect its people around the world. >> and we will never prevent every act of violence or terrorism or achieve perfect security. our people cannot live in bunkers and do their jobs. >> so how do we protect americans serving overseas and is that the message we want to send to those risk their lives. john bolton joins us
political panel weighs in. >> rick: remembering a fallen border patrol hero, the u.s. homeland security secretary making an emotional visit to nicholas ivie's family today. >> arthel: hard to believe, the holiday shopping rush is just around the corner. amazing products that might make santa's list. the first, governor mitt romney is set to speak at a campaign rally near orlando, minutes from now. and you are now looking at live pictures from the rally, amphitheater and meanwhile, earlier in the day, his wife, ann was greeted with kind words, by supporters at an orlando campaign office. >> i really believe, that your husband is going to be, i think that he will have as much impact as ronald reagan, if not more. >> he'll do better than ronald reagan. >> i felt that for a long time, so... >> arthel: carl cameron is live in apopka, florida where the governor is set to take the stage, fund-raising news from both campaigns, carl? >> reporter: that's right, may be a while before we see governor romney, it is lightning country in florida and the campaign's arrival is delayed because of fear th
failed to drive a wedge between the u.s. and the allies and the afghan military police. so before coming here, we went to the special police training center to see for ourselves. >> these are afghan special police at the nato training center. they are hand picked police officers sent here for advanced training to master skills necessary to protect the afghan people from the taliban. training here is conducted by nature toe special operators and experienced american law officers. this year 600 graduates will return to their units, proficient in hand to hand combat, live fire qualification on every weapon in their arsenal. live fire close-quarter battle which one member called fish, fighting in someone's house. the goal, afghan police forces around the country that are competent, committed and capable of standing on their own. >> jamie, when we arrived here at the operating base, we met corporal benjamin adams standing beside me. he told me i needed a haircut. here's what happened. >> what do you want, sir in. >> how about a high and tight? take out the white and leave the rest. >> i will
with a fox news alert. former long time u.s. senator arlen specter has died. he was a major political figure in his home state as pennsylvania. his career spanning more than 40 years and two political parties. dying from complications of non-hodgkin's lymphoma at the age of 82. peter doocy looks back at his contributions to his country. >> reporter: we just heard from president obama. he released a statement that says, arlen specter was always a fighter stamping out corruption as a prosecutor in philadelphia to three decades of service in the senate. he was fiercely independent. never putting partying party or ideology ahead of who was made to serve. he served witness integrity for three decades. laura and i appreciate his contributions to america and grateful for many years of public service. we send our condolences to his wife, joan and the specter family. they tell us the long time senator died at 1139 this morning from complications of non-hodgkin's limb foam 35. service will be in pennsylvania. he served as a democrat and then a republican and then a democrat in the united states senate
news alert, everybody. former u.s. senator and three time presidential candidate george mcgovern has died. his family releasing a statement saying he did die peacefully this morning at a hospice in sioux falls, south dakota. he's best known for his landslide defeat against richard nixon in the neant 7 1972 presil election. he is also remembered as a tireless advocate for the poor and all of those in need. also a progressive voice that helped shape the democratic party and inspire a generation of democrats. mcgovern was a world war ii b-24 bomber pilot and served in the internet as wel senate fromr 18 years. george mcgovern was 90 years old. >>> but first, here we are. it is the final countdown and the final presidential debate upcoming. it may be the most critical night of the entire 2012 election. looming over it, of course, is the new fallout from the deadly terrorist attack in libya. good morning to all of you. i'm jamie colby. >> i'm eric shawn. welcome to america's election headquarters for this sunday morning. the obama administration's response to the attack on the u.s. consul
at this hour, the u.s. embass neislamabad, pakistan, warning americans to stay away from government buildings and several major hotels, citing a general threat, an alert issued by the pakistani security officials n. venezuela, voters are going to the polls right now. at stake, social president's hugo chavez' 14-year control of power in that country. later on today in cape canaveral, 34 da, the first privately contracted supply mission to the international space station is scheduled to left off later on tonight. >> background, we found it on principle that all men are created equal. and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. >> jamie: well, that was president john f. kennedy, delivering his historic address in 1964. it was a speech that changed the national debate on civil rights. well, here we are with an election 30 days away. and the debates are in spule swing. a new book, presidential courage, three speeches that changed america, takes a look at the moments that have truly inspire period our nation. warren kozak is the author and he is here l
romney say directly to the president? >> well, i think that he is going to say that the policy of the u.s. government and the response of the u.s. government and members of his administration is putting america at risk, putting america at risk because the administration hasn't been able to get its story straight about what happened, who knew it and when it happened. that's a big, hiewmg liable for president ork bottommasm he stepped in it further on that last debate when he claimed he told the world that it was an act of terrorism, when for two weeks after that, he and other members of the administration department claim it was an act of terror. there is a huge liable here for the president. >> eric: marjorie, how will the president explain that? >> i think there are a few things. first, he's going to go back to what came out of the debate, which continues to be true, that in the rose garden, after the attack, he described the attack as an act of terror. but i think it's important to remember which party is playing pol particulars. mitt romney was the one who in the immediate afterfact, b
of that deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. this is the mother of one of the americans who was murdered that day. she's been forcefully speaking out. we are live with the latest in washington. >> yeah, the mother of sean smith, a state department information officer killed in the benghazi attack tells fox news she got practically no information out of the obama administration about how her son died until just a few days ago. listen. >> i asked every one of them, and leon, like i mentioned before, leon panetta took his hands on my face and said trust me, i will tell you the truth. i will get the right information to you. just trust me. and when i heard that, i knew i couldn't trust him. and i don't trust any of them anymore. they lied. >> in the meantime the administration continues to take heat over it's handling of the attack. they said it was a spontaneous reaction to an anti-muslim film and then said it was an anti-terrorist attack. vice president said last week the white house wasn't told of a request for more security in benghazi. >> when vice president biden said in t
for answers in the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya getting more intense. the obama administration faces mounting pressure for transparency from members from congress. molly henneberg is live from washington. washington is following the story. good to see you. bring us up to date. >> rick: hi, it's good to see you. >> two members of congress are darrell issa and jason chaffetz. they released scores of state department documents related to the attack and wrote in a letter to president obama that the documents show that not only do the administration repeatedly reject requests for increased security, despite escalating violence but it systemically decreased the existing security to dangerous and ineffective levels. we have been told repeatedly that the administration did this to effectuate a policy of normalization in libya. after the conclusion of its civil war. the obama administration said there is no actionable intelligence suggesting an attack was imminent. some democrats on capitol hill say republicans are trying to take political advantage of the attack. >> do you think it's a
hearings in the u.s.s. cole case continues. one of the detainees waterboarded by the cia is accused of planning the attack on the cole in october of 2000. four years after canada obama promised to close the camp, two major terrorism trials are scheduled for the guantanamo bay court. in washington, catherine herridge, fox news. >>> serious civi syria's civil o signs of letting up. gunmen fired on a bus carrying blan yes, sir, killing four and wounding eight others. turkey is barring civilian flights from syria from its air space because the regime is using them to transport military equipment. human rights watch says civilians in syria now have to worry about cluster bombs. the group says syrian ac activists e posted video showing the bombs they say were dropped by government forces. cluster bombs are banned in 77 countries. >>> according to the latest polls, governor romney is gaining some ground in the key swing states of ohio, florida, and virginia. crowds at his campaign stops are growing and poll numbers are inching upwards hi since his performance in the first presidential deba
representative in 1957. after a failed bid for the u.s. senate, he became a special assistant to president john f. kennedy and focused on kennedy's high priority, food for peace program, to operate in more than a dozen countries by the time mcgovern left to run for senate in 1962. he won and as a senator, mcgovern would be known for his growing contempt for the vietnam war. >> the first time i spoke against vietnam, my son was then 9 years o he is now 19. and faced with the draft. it never occurred to me when i started speak out against that war that would would some day catch my own son. >> reporter: he voted in favor of the 1964 gallon ofu guff of tonken situation, which narcoticked action in vietnam and regretted it bitterly. he became more and more adamant that the solution was political, not military. by 1972, as mcgovern accepted the democratic nomination for president. as 3:00 a.m., his platform revolved around an appeal for withdrawal. >> come home, america. come home to the affirmation that we have a dream. equal home to the conviction -- >> i knew that he had 75 or 80 million people wat
a dozen arrests in a massive terror plot in indonesia. the targets including a u.s. embassy and consulate and a major u.s. corporation. david piper is streaming live from bangkok, thailand. david? >> yes, this seems to be an advanced plot to attack the u.s. embassy. as you said the target seems to be the intervention of the indonesian security forces that stopped the attacks. police say the targets included as you said the embassy and the conflict as well as the australian embassy. they have been planning attacks on the local office of the u.s. mining company as well as the headquarters of a special police force. a police spokesman says the suspects belong to a new terror group calling themselves the sue thee movement -- the suni movement. it is a pre dominantly muslim country and the majority are suni. from the evidence they found and the places they raided, the group was well prepared for serious terror attacks. the items they seized includes a number of bombs, bomb-making material and ammunition. a gas canister filled with explosive material and videos of attacks on muslims from around
the truth about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. but fox news learned c.i.a. higher-ups refused to provide military backup to those under attack in benghazi. defense secretarily onpanetta saying there wasn't enough information on the ground. >> joining us, former u.s. embassador to the united nations, john bolton. good morning. >> good morning. >> we have this -- the reporting by jennifer griffin there were three calls on the ground in benghazi for help. she broke the story. the order came back, stand down. don't go. what's your reaction? >> and request for outside assistance denied. they put out a statement friday we never said no to requests for help. the white house is trying to portray the president as saying do whatever it takes. but in the defense department there's more contradiction, panetta says the african command agreed no reinforcement should be sent to benghazi. that's not what general ham is reported to have said to the congressman. i think the picture we have of the administration is a lot of fingers pointing different directions and no clear pictures
in the caribbean. it is expected to affect most of the eastern u.s., upwards of 60 million people. we have got fox news team coverage of the storm and a new concern, the vote. some speculate sandy could disrupt the election, something neither campaign wants to hear. it's forced both candidates to cancel events in crucial swing say thees. we will talk to governor bob mcdonnell. i'm shannon bream, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capitol starts right now. we are nine days away from the election and the candidates are focusing on the battleground states. voting is rounder way in florida and several other state, so what will it take to sway the undecided voters who have yet to commit? joining me, a romney supporter, congressman, thank you for your time today. >> hey, glad to be with you. >> reporter: stephanie cutter said this morning, they have momentum, they are racking up a number of key editorial endorsements and they feel good about where they are. how do you respond? >> i wouldn't trade places with them. i think there is an air of desperation at team obottom a. mitt romney's ro
information on the deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. eyewitnesses telling fox news that an angry mob marched up to the compound prior to the attack giving at least some credence to the idea there was a protest before the organized terror assault. welcome to america's election headquarters, i'm heather childers. >> gregg: i'm gregg jarrett. changing narrative once again making for clear-cut answers harder to find. this is brand-new state department documents revealed that ambassador stevens was deeply worried about security threats in the weeks and days before americans were killed. here is more on breaking details >> ambassador stevens and three other americans are dead. there are a lot of questions to be answered. we saw a good deal of activity in the compound. its burned out shell. you can still smell smoke. a blood -- hand prints on the wall. place ransacked. as for those questions. one credible witness, they chanted bloodthirsty slogans before the attack. there was protest first. we are told it was multipronged and frankly we did not see a lot of evidence of tha
. international chaos with the likes of libya and egypt and muslim brotherhood an whether the u.s. is an ally, something mr. obama raised questions about, that the president is instead looking for short term day of news cycled jabbed. two days left for closing arguments for romney. you have governor sununu coming up next, my pal from the granite state. i'm interested to know how he can explain who are how mr. romney's going to do in the granite state having campaigned there more than any other presidential candidate in new england presidential candidate history. howard dean from maine. romney has been a taxpayer in new hampshire nearly a decade so i'm interested in hearing him explain why it's a tie in the polls. >> we're going to ask him. three days until the debate, the question is what does governor romney have to do to breakaway? joining us, former new hampshire governor sununu john sununu. >> tell carl, romney will win by two or three points. >> he wants to know why romney is in a tight race in your home state. >> look, because the democrats are pumping money in here. the president's bee
. >>> returning to our story. it's september 11, 201. the attack on the u.s. kansas lat in benghazi is underway. back in washington, what does the president know and when does he know it? what does he say? and when does he say it? questions that turn this terror attack into a political firestorm. here's chief white house correspond ed henry. >> september 11, and the attack in benghazi was playing out, e-mails cascade into the mail boxes of high-ranking officials in the intelligence community, the pentagon, and the white house. 4:00 5:00 p.m. eastern time. the diplomatic mission is under attack. 49 minutes later, 4:54 p.m. firing at the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi has stopped and the compound has been cleared. at 5:00 p.m., the president, vice-president and defense secretary, leon panetta, meet in the oval office. >> that's an hour after the attacks began. at that time they would have had a drone and a video feed from a drone being fed back to washington. >> fox news national security correspondent, jennifer griffith. >> the problem is don't forget that video from a drone is taken from a
on a 2001 accord with the u.s. the new modified agreement allows seoul to more than double the range to counter what it considers to be a growing threat from the north. lawmakers on capitol hill who are still looking for answers about attacks on the u.s. embassy and consulate in libya that left four americans dead are taking action. the house oversight commission is launching a new investigation and demanding that top security officials appear. peter doocy has the latest. >> reporter: shannon, the hearing you are talking about, noon wednesday, is billed as a look into the security failures of benghazi. among the witnesses will be lieutenant colonel andrew wood, the head security official at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, the leader of a 16-man special forces security team, a team that was instructed to leave libya in august, weeks before the deadly september 11 raid that killed ambassador chris stichs, information specialist sean smith and glen dohertyy and tyrone woods. andrew wood is a green beret with the utah army national guard. he told cbs, it is unbelievable to him that the s
leading up to that deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. individual members of congress now joining demands for transparency. south carolina senator lindsay graham says further investigation will reveal two things about the administration and both are disturbing. >> most incompetent people in the world or misleading us. what did the president know about the deteriorating situation months before this happened. even lieutenant woods testimony, he said benghazi it was inevitable we would get attacked almost inevitable. >> gregg: molly has more. >> molly: newly released documents show that chris stevens was clearly worried about the security situation predicting back in june that the violence in lib yeah was like to continue. the documents were made public by darrell issa. in a letter to president obama they write, quote, not only did the administration repeatedly reject requests for increased security despite escalating violence but systematically decreasing existing security. we have been told repeatedlyly that they did to effectuate a normalization in libya after the conclusi
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